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Is your vision affected at all? Do you have nausea also?
The discomfort lasts 12 to 14 hours and then all of a sudden goes away with no residual?
Ok. I think you are suffering from some form of anterior segment disease. It could be due to a number of things, such as allergies, dry eyes and blepharitis. No matter what it causing it I think you can do some things at home and help things get better.
Here is some information on that:
When it comes to allergies it is almost impossible to pin down the offending agent(s) and, therefore, treatment needs to focus on controlling the symptoms. Dry eyes are very common and can be improved by a stepwise series of therapies. First, the use of natural tears 4-6+ times/day to augment your natural tear production, if this doesn’t work then you can try temporary punctal occlusion of the lower puncta, then, if needed, temporary occlusion of all 4 puncta then, if indicated, surgical ( non-reversible) closure of the puncta. The openings to your tear drainage system are called puncta and you have one opening on each lid, near your nose.
Blepharitis is a condition where glands in the eyelids are not functioning normally. They become plugged and instead of putting out their normal clear, oily secretions, they put out thick, toothpaste like gunk. You may not be able to see this “gunk” yourself, unless it is really bad, but it shows up clearly on slit lamp examination.
The best treatment for this condition daily lid scrubs combined with warm compresses. I like to use baby shampoo for lid scrubs. In the shower, place the shampoo on your index fingers, close your eyes, raise your eyebrows (to stretch the skin on your eyelids) and scrub back and forth along your eyelashes for 3 to 5 minutes. The hot water in the shower helps to soften the plugged oils in the glands while the mechanical scrubbing with your soapy fingers removes the oils.
Baby shampoo lid scrubs will also help to wash away allergens and stimulate tear production, thereby addressing all three of your issues. Remember, this is not an instant fix. While you are waiting for the lid scrubs to have affect you can use over the counter allergy pills such as Travist, dimetapp or Zyrtec.
Should your symptoms get worse, your vision become significantly affected or things just not get better in 3 weeks or so you should have a complete eye examination by your local ophthalmologist to look for other, less common, causes of your symptoms.
This is especially common after menopause......
Which I continue to tell my wife I'm gonna haveta to though some day soon with her....
Does this make sense to you?
Ok......Thanks for that information. Guess I'll get the chains set into the concrete floor in the basement this week......I didn't realize it could be that bad lol!
Give the above a try....I think it will work.
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Ya, good luck on that! Hence the chaining her in the basement for a few years.
My pleasure. Wish both of us luck!